Final Fiber Time! a Knit Night on September 23
Fiber fun time! Calling all knitters, crocheters, hook rug artists, spinners, and portable loom weavers for a fun get-together evening of socializing and doing what we do best! Bring your own fiber and materials to work on as well as a yummy dessert to share. See everyone on this special Wednesday, September 23. Fiber time meets on the second floor of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street, starting at 5:30 pm. Please contact Wendi Davis for further information, 850-595-5985, Ext. 111.
Historic Pensacola Village Living History Program
Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include broom making, sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission. See our Local 15 Coastal Community Spotlight on our Lavalle Kitchen House.
August 2015 Living History Schedule:
- Tuesday: Yellow Fever and Herb Programs
- Wednesday: Victorian Leisure Program
- Thursday: World War II Program
- Friday: Laundress and Gardening Programs
- Saturday: Colonial Foodways: Cooking
September- November 2015 Living History Schedule:
- Tuesday: Colonial Laundry and Daily Living
- Wednesday: Victorian Leisure and Daily Living
- Thursday: World War II Program and Daily Living
- Friday: Candle Making, Butter Churning, and Daily Living
- Saturday: Colonial Cooking and Daily Living
Latino Americans 500 Years of History Programming
Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center
The UWF Historic Trust is pleased to announce programming for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public programming initiative produced by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA), is part of an NEH initiative, The Common Good: The Humanities in the Public Square. The UWF Historic Trust hopes to achieve three goals with this project: 1. to acquaint the community with the cultural significance of Latino Americans throughout our history, 2. to capture and preserve the Latino American story of our community, and 3. to add to the dynamics of the cultural narrative on exhibit in the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. Please join us for our programs supporting the study of the Latino American influence on our history.
Latin Americans In Print
UWF Historic Trust and the West Florida Public Library
The UWF Historic Trust and the West Florida Public Library present Latin Americans in Print, a series of book discussions relating to Latino American literature. Book discussions will be held at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center, 117 E. Government St. at 6:00 p.m.. All selections will be available at the West Florida Library. Please join us as we discuss these selected works:
- Thursday, September 24: Love in the time of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez
- Thursday, October 22: The Book of Unknown Americans, Cristina Henriquez
UWF Historic Trust and La Costa Latina Newspaper
Nuestra Historia, an oral history program of the UWF Historic Trust, a month long program to capture the community's Latino American story through oral history interviews. Oral histories will be by appointment only at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. Nuestra Historia kicks off on September 15 with Hispanic American Heritage Month. Participants are invited to also share their family photographs for inclusion into the archives.
Immigration In Miami and Pride and Prejudice
Alex Stepick, Ph. D
Dr. Alex Stepick, Emeritus Professor of the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies at the Florida International University and Professor of Sociology at Portland State University, hosts a presentation following the PBS episode, "Pride and Prejudice 1965-1980." Dr. Stepick's research interest for the past thirty years has been the impact of immigration on Miami. He will discuss the influence of immigration on South Florida and explore how that influence as evolved throughout the years.
- Thursday, November 5 at 5:30 p.m.
For more information on the Latino Americans programming, please contact Wendi Davis, Project Director at 850-595-5985 ext. 111.
25th Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours
October 16, 17, 23, 24, and 30, 2015
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 15 for the 25th Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours. Join us for one of our walking tours: Ghastly Ghosts of North Seville, Murder and Mayhem, Tragedy and Terror of South, Seville, or the Adults Only Relight Tour. Walking Tours last an hour and 15 minutes and do not enter any of the properties. Or hop a ride on the Trolley of the Doomed. The Trolley Tour is one hour through North Hill. Tours meet at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center, presented by Gulf Power, 117 East Government Street.
- Walking Tours: 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, and 8:30 p.m.
- Trolley Tours: 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m.
Starting September 15 tickets will be available here, by phone, or at any of our museum desks.
- Walking Adult Tickets: $15
- Walking Child Tickets: $8
- Trolley Adult Tickets: $20
- Trolley Children Tickets: $10
For more information or tickets, contact Wendi Davis at 850.595.5985 ext. 111.
Press Release Archive
Media inquires contact our Chief Community Officer Jeff Nall at 850.595.5985 ext. 110.
May 21, 2015 Annual Open House
June10, 2015 Half-Price Sundays
July 20, 2015 Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour Auditions